Personal Care Assistant DP3963 Job Title: Personal Care Assistant Location: East Dean, Chichester Hourly rate: £10 Reference: DP3963 Hours/shifts: 2 x 2.5 hour Summary Retired lady with ME and chemical sensitivity seeks PA for 2.5 hours two mornings a week for support with domestic tasks, personnel care and occasional chauffeuring. Other Requirements • Must be comfortable with dogs • Must have a UK driving licence • Other : All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTypical duties Domestic - Helping with laundry, Changing bed linenGeneral cleaningTaking out rubbishGeneral housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.ShoppingCorrespondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperworkMaking phone calls on my behalf Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required Person specificationThe successful applicant will be: • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality• Reliable with good time-keeping• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills• Honest and cheerful• Creative• Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard• Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom• Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles. Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed through the individual employer and not Independent Lives.